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TWST Events acquires Conference Software Solutions, Inc.

Major One-on-One Dating and Matchmaking Platforms Join Forces

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, August 9, 2022 / — TWST Eventsthrough its MeetMax division, today announced the acquisition of Conference Software Solutions, Inc (CSS).

MeetMax is the leading software platform providing registration and one-on-one meeting management for investor conferences and B2B connect events, and CSS is a market leader in association services with one-on-one management software. TWST offers a full range of services for onsite, virtual and hybrid events, from one-on-one meeting registration, webcasting, badging, audiovisual and signage through sister divisions of TWST Events . Together, TWST and CSS will provide an even broader range of software features and a range of services to their joint customer base.

Andrew Pickup, CEO of TWST Events, said: “The acquisition of CSS enables us to serve their customers across our services and we look forward to these discussions. We’re thrilled to have all of the CSS staff joining us at TWST and we’re excited to work with them.

He added: “The post-Covid world has created all sorts of challenges for conference hosts. Together, CSS and TWST offer any type of one-to-one meeting program – live, virtual or blended. Beyond that, we offer audio-visual production, webcasting of sessions, on-site registration, attendee tracking, and many other services so clients can run any type of event through a single provider. It is this comprehensive capability that we are happy to share with CSS customers.

Laura Welsh, CEO of CSS, added, “We are thrilled to join an industry leader, with a broad product offering and a history of one-to-one meeting programs. Joining TWST allows us to leverage an end-to-end solution including recording, AV/webcasting, mobile apps and much more for our customers. »

“Our team at CSS is unrivaled in their passion and expertise – and our specialist understanding of events is coupled with our years of event management experience and knowledge. We are delighted to partner with the team at TWST, who shares our passion for events and our obsession with customer service.”

About CSS
Conference Scheduling Solutions (CSS) is a suite of scheduling tools that delivers the best possible scheduling to attendees and exhibitors through a sophisticated algorithm that automates the matchmaking and scheduling process on a holistic level. CSS enables conference organizers to drive business with valuable pre-scheduled and self-scheduled meetings, and keep attendees engaged with a comprehensive event platform and end-to-end services. CSS technology relies on a solid understanding of a client’s business needs – to create the right program or matching algorithm to create the best meeting times and a seamless networking program.

About TWST Events
TWST Events provides a range of services to conference organizers. Since 2003, MeetMax Software has powered investor conferences, trade shows, and B2B connection events all over the world with registrations, 1-on-1 programs, and event apps. Since 2000, the SummitCast division has been streaming live events over the web and, in the age of Covid, has developed unique expertise in producing and webcasting virtual sessions seamlessly in conjunction with webcasting events. live events. Since 2012, PlanetAV has been deploying technical staff and equipment onsite for audiovisual, onsite badging, digital signage, and RFID attendee tracking. In the era of Covid, TWST quickly offered a complete and integrated platform for virtual events. TWST now offers a seamless hybrid experience for event hosts, taking the stress out of producing global events. TWST Events is headquartered in New York.

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TWST Group
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